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Willard Gibbs

Collection Data

Description
Josiah Willard Gibbs (February 11, 1839 – April 28, 1903) was an American scientist whose work on the applications of thermodynamics was instrumental in transforming physical chemistry into a rigorous inductive science. Muriel Rukeyser was drawn into a study of his work and subsequently wrote his biography.
Names
Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980 (Author)
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1942
Place: Garden City, N. Y.
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran
Edition: 1st ed.
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll 79-220
Topics
Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903
Author's presentation copies
Biography
Genres
Books
Notes
Content: Inserted: Author's telegram to Louis Untermeyer, Nov. 15, 1942.
Physical Description
Extent: Xi, 465 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Presentation copy, inscribed, from the author to Louis Untermeyer, "Nov. 1942."
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10571003
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e591e10-0042-0130-bc6d-58d385a7bc34
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